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By Anthon Pang, Broker
(iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
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The Toronto Real Estate Board is reporting July 2007 as the best July ever -- well, since records were kept -- and 26% more active than July '06. And year-to-date transactions are up 13% from the same time last year. Notable increases were reported in Toronto's Riverdale, Etobicoke's South Humber...

By Jarrett Hunter, Sales Representative
(Royal LePage)
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As Posted in my Podcast at www.TuneinRealEstate.com and my website blog at www.Jarrett.ca or www.CondosinDowntownToronto.com: Hi, my name is Jarrett Hunter and I am a downtown Toronto realtor with Royal LePage. This is the market information for April 2007 for my area which is downtown Toronto – ...

By Anthony Dyson
(Commercial Tenant Strategies Inc.)
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The success of my commercial real estate website has allowed me to be selected by SiteSell Education as an instructor at Humber College. My website gets free leads every day, no Search Engine Optimization necessary. I can teach anyone how to build a successful real estate business or indeed a web...

By Toronto's 2 Hounds Design: Decorating + Staging
(2 Hounds Design + Home Staging)
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Here are a couple of the purchases I made yesterday.I picked up these Nautica bedding sets in Queen and Twin for an amazing price!These were my big splurge. I didn't pay retail (couldn't afford to) but they were on sale so I had to have them. I was going to buy 3 but at the cash register I broke ...

By Anthon Pang, Broker
(iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
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Empire's "Beyond the Sea" development (near Lakeshore and Parklawn) sold out the phase 1 tower within a few hours, on the first day of a public release in June. Today's release of units in the south tower (phase 2; completion in 2010) has garnered similar interest with buyers or their agents line...

By Toronto's 2 Hounds Design: Decorating + Staging
(2 Hounds Design + Home Staging)
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We had a limited budget for decor items but I think the place turned out great. Now we just have to hope it sells!I'm still working on improving my photos. The images where taken using the Kodak v705 ultrawide angle lens. Much of the artwork was sourced from an amazing local artist...I have to fi...

By Anthon Pang, Broker
(iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
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We probably won't break the July record (8,084 sales, set in July 2003), but for comparison, the average price is up 8% above the same first half of July 2006 -- a "moderate" increase, according to newly elected TREB president Donald Bentley.

By Anthon Pang, Broker
(iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
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Facing pressure from industry groups, citizens, and being "outed" (i.e., publicly named for supporting the new taxes), the controversial tax proposals (such as the municipal land transfer tax that duplicates the provincial land transfer tax) have been deferred by city council, until after the fal...

By Anthon Pang, Broker
(iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
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Highlights: Housing starts down from 235,200 in May to 225,500 units Ontario: Urban starts down 19.4%, from 70,000 in May to 56,000 Toronto: starts down from 38,000 in May to 28,000 Most of the decline is being attributed to fewer multi-family units (e.g., condo construction). Headlines: Housing ...

By Anthon Pang, Broker
(iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
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The Toronto Real Estate Board reports over 1.38 million square feet of commercial/industrial property leased through TorontoMLS system in June, up 39% from May. June Sees Over 1,000,000 Square Feet Traded TorontoMLS highlights: Average for leased commercial space (all size categories) down 2% to ...

By Anthon Pang, Broker
(iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
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CREA is putting a more positive spin on CMHC's news release. Today's headlines read: Home sales remain strong: CREA (National Post) June a record month for Canadian home buying (Toronto Star) South of the border, the headlines are similar: Home sales, prices to slip more this year: NAR (National ...

By Anthon Pang, Broker
(iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
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The Toronto Real Estate Board launched a new web-site that would allow you the public to calculate the cost of the proposed Toronto land transfer tax, and communicate your thoughts to the Mayor and council. To calculate the provincial LTT manually, use the following graduated scale: rateamounts 0...

By Kim Gibbons
(Mortgage Intelligence)
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Thank you for your interest in Mortgage Intelligence! As a mortgage consultant with over 14 years of experience in financial services and expertise in mortgage lending, I have access to more than 50 lenders. I can help you find the best fit for your particular situation. As a mortgage consultant,...

By Toronto's 2 Hounds Design: Decorating + Staging
(2 Hounds Design + Home Staging)
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Real estate prices are determined by the buyers and Realtors analyze their local markets to determine pricing for listings unfortunately many sellers are deciding their properties value 'be-damned' what the market and their Realtor is telling them. The percentage of double income households hove...

By Toronto's 2 Hounds Design: Decorating + Staging
(2 Hounds Design + Home Staging)
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If you want your house to stand out among the hundreds for sale, or just want to upscale the image of your house, look at the hardware you currently have. Hardware includes: door knobs cabinet/drawer pulls and knobs door bumpers levers faucets hinges push/kick plates hooks switch plates Determine...
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By Tennille Jacobs
(HomeLife Realty Alliance Inc* Brokerage)
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The resale housing market got off to a roaring start in May, with 5,003 sales reported during the first 15 days of the month. This is an 11 per cent increase over the first half of May 2006 and the highest midmonth sales total in TREB's history. "All signs point to a very healthy market for the r...

By Sandi Gerrard
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The 8th Annual Doors Open Toronto event takes place on May 26 & 27.  This year's focus is on many of the city's greenest buildings, but traditionally celebrates the best historic, architectural and cultural spaces.  Admission is FREE.For more information, the Toronto Star included this article:ht...

By Sandi Gerrard
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Anyone or anything can die of neglect ... the older it is the more likely that will happen.  But it's a sad time for historians and local residents who love the look and feel of an old neighborhood."Conservationists have been predicting the loss of Walnut Hall to "demolition by neglect" for years...

By Alan Read-Chua
(Sutton Group Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
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In all of Canada's large cities, condominium real estate is a very hot niche in the market, and Toronto is no exception. Condominium life is very appealing to the lifestyle and work atmosphere of the modern working individual and family for several reasons. Upkeep for a condominium unit is minima...

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